DIY - Make your own Halter Top from a Scarf. The other day I found this gorgeous scarf in a Charity Shop for 50p.
I adored the print so I bought it, but it just didn’t work with anything. Folded up and wrapped around my neck you couldn’t see the print, as a headscarf I looked like one of those scary religious people who used to get on my train home from school and the shape wasn’t quite right for just draping round my neck, so I was stumped. Then, whilst writing a post on Oxfam DIY I found a guide on turning a scarf into a top and decided rather than letting it languish unloved in my wardrobe I’d risk a bit of DIY. First I folded it in half diagonally, then cut down the fold. I tried about a quarter of the way first, but it wasn’t low enough, so I went a full half way along. Et voila! The DIY instructions suggest just tying the ends behind you at your waist, but I needed a little more definition at my waist than that provided, so I tried wrapping it and adding an elasticated belt, which seemed to work.
Like this: Like Loading... Simply Vintagegirl Blog » Blog Archive » Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies.
The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! I hope you enjoy making these as much as we do . . . below are instructions with pictures on how to make your own. Supplies: · Synthetic Silky Fabric · Scissors · Candle (preferably a tea light) Additional supplies: · Needle and Thread, Glue Dots or Glue Gun · Buttons and/or Beads Directions: 1.
Make the largest one’s diameter about half an inch larger than you want the diameter of the flower, as the petals will end up shrinking a bit. 2. You can also cut around the pattern and skip the drawing part, it just might not be as uniform . . . but with these, uniform isn’t necessary. 3. Cut just inside the drawn lines to make a circle out of the fabric. Upcycled Sweater Boots. T-Shirt Refashion: Jersey Necklace. Sometimes I feel like I ride on the coattails of creative people.
Back in January as I was surfing my favorite blogs, I came across this post on Ultra Vroom about cardigans and fabric necklaces. I instantly fell in love and had to have a fabric necklace for my very own. I week or so later I remembered the large stash of white jersey hanging around the basement and hap-hazardly made my own version of Annie‘s fabric necklace. If I remember correctly, I wore that necklace for 4 days in a row. I didn’t really take it off until Penelope bumped her mouth on the table and bled all over me (Penelope is ok, BTW). Ruffled Top From A Men's Shirt. Make a Dress from a Button-Down Shirt. Woven Square Slippers: A Tutorial « Knitting Interrupted. So weaving is great for making flat fabric, and with my loom I can whip up a 12″ square in a couple of hours.
But what are you going to do with all those squares? I mean, I can only make so many dish cloths, you know? Then I got an idea. Slippers for Ezra! 1. T Shirt Shrug. 365 Days. 365 New Outfits. 365 Dollars. A Bath Pouf. That, Um, Looks Like a Rose.... Have you ever had an idea, and you thought "That's awesome!
It'll be so fantastic!! " and then you make it, and you realize that it's really kind of kooky? That sort of happened here today. (well, a couple of days ago) I was trying to think of something to do with these old towels I had. It's a bath pouf. But, I thought I would post it anyway, on the odd chance that someone might want to make one.
And if not, please enjoy a laugh at my expense :o) What you do, is cut about 1.5 inches off one side of towel (to get that finished edge), and two circles out of the middle. Gently pull the bottom thread to gather your strip, pretty tightly.Sew it onto one of the circles in a spiral shape, starting on the outside. Cut a 1.5"x6" strip, and finish the edges with a tight zig-zag stitch. Then pin the two circles together, with your 7" strip laid across the bottom.Sew a tight zig-zag around the two circles, sewing right over each side of the strip on the bottom.